American Association for the History of Medicine

Founded in 1925, the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) is a professional association of historians, physicians, nurses, archivists, curators, librarians, and others. The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields.

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Conferences: Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine

The inaugural Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine (JAS-EASTM) will be held virtually on April 16-17 by Johns Hopkins University. Registration is free and open to all. Beginning with a plenary lecture by Marta Hanson, this conference will feature four panels: Public Health Infrastructure System of Knowledge—Technological System of Knowledge—Medical […]

American Institute of the History of Pharmacy 2021 PhD Research Support Grants

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy (AIHP) is now accepting applications for 2021 AIHP PhD Research Support Grants. The deadline for receipt of applications is March 1, 2021. The AIHP PhD Research Support Grant Program encourages academic research by doctoral candidates on topics related to the (broadly defined) history of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals. The Program provides grants of […]

Jobs: NEH Cullen Chair in History and Medicine, University of Houston

The Department of History at the University of Houston invites applicants for the NEH-Cullen Chair in History and Medicine. Established in 2020 and housed in the History Department, this distinguished professorship is critical to the University’s endeavor to link the humanities and the professions. The Chair will play an instrumental role in the research and […]

Calls for Papers: Curriculum of the body and the school as clinic: Histories of public health and schooling, 1900-2020

We have provisional approval from a commercial press for an international edited book provisionally titled, Curriculum of the body and the school as clinic: Histories of public health and schooling, 1900-2020. The book’s focus is outlined below as well as our proposed timeline for author submissions. We welcome proposals for chapters that will be 6,000-8,000 words in length. […]

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